The British bank has laid off its head of global research and chief economist amid pressure on investors' research budgets. It has also replaced its global head of structuring.
Private equity faces lower expected returns, along with worries over weak managers and debt over-supply—but still the money is set to flow in, finds a new report.
Last month we broke exclusives on moves at CPIC Life, JP Morgan AM and Fidelity, and assessed developments in China. But changes at Amundi again attracted the most attention.
The fund house is laying off most of its investment and operations staff in Hong Kong and Singapore in a post-merger restructuring, while keeping teams intact elsewhere in the region.
China Renaissance sets up new teams; senior credit analyst exits Fidelity; Bank of Singapore Greater China market head retiring; Dyal Capital hires executive; Principal International upgrades VPs and more
Sovereign wealth funds in Asia and beyond are looking at unusual asset classes in order to improve long-term returns. It's leading them to push investing boundaries.
Investors are concerned by the high valuations and increasing risk in equities, but are keeping their allocations due to a lack of alternatives and more upside potential, say experts.
Lee Dong-ik, a former CIO of Korea’s sovereign wealth fund, discussed his new role at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the challenges facing the development institution.
A public warning by Norway’s wealth fund for LSE not to lower its listing standards for state companies should be an example to other investors.
A new package of European fund rules won't apply to Asian companies per se, but compliance may be a commercial imperative, writes Paul Moloney of Eversheds Sutherland.
M&G appoints Asia-Pacific chief; Axa IM names Asia real assets head; VP Bank's Singapore head to step down; Goldman's new MDs in Asia; BNY Mellon IM hires for China; J. Safra Sarasin adds to UHNWI team; and more.
Building a culture of transparency in your organisation can be a hard sell internally. Northern Trust explains how to set up a four-point action plan to tackle this in the alternatives space.
After 13 years with the firm and a long stint in Asia, he will leave the global role.
The head of strategy and portfolio investment at Samruk-Kazyna explains how the institution is expanding its network of private and public partners to help it develop its economy.
The investment industry will remain fragmented despite the trend for more mergers, and Beijing is not motivated to lead an Asia funds passport, argues Michael Falcon.
BlackRock poaches HSBC alts head; HSBC PB names North Asia duo; Schroders hires Asia multi-asset fund manager; Janet Li leaves WTW; Noah appoints Australia CEO; and more.
Last month we ran exclusives on plans at CIC and Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds. We also broke news of Amundi's post-merger revamp and changes at CPPIB, Point72 and Schroders.
More state funds are exploring early-stage technology investments, notably in Asia, as a less crowded space than traditional private equity, say industry experts.
Michael Clements of the $27 billion Employees Retirement System of Texas talks about the ETFs he trades and whether he sees index-based herding as an issue.
Recently set up sovereign wealth funds in Kazakhstan, Morocco and Turkey, among others, want to attract more capital from Asia and elsewhere to invest in their domestic economies.